V K Saraswat honoured with DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award – 2017
To commemorate the National Technology Day (NTD-2018), the Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave away the DRDO Awards- 2016 & 2017 to various DRDO scientists for their outstanding contributions. Dr V K Saraswat, the former Secretary Department of Defence R&D, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri and Director General of DRDO, has been honoured with the DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award – 2017. Beside him, the DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award – 2016 has been conferred to Dr Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre, the former Secretary Department of Defence R&D, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri and DG of DRDO. Meanwhile, Dr G Satheesh Reddy, the Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri, Distinguished Scientist & Director General (Missiles & Strategic Systems), won the Technology Leadership Award – 2016, etc.
Topics: Avinash Chander , Defence Research & Development Service , Defence Research and Development Organisation , Government of India , India , Ministry of Defence , Science and technology in India , V. K. Aatre , V. K. Saraswat